Industry Clusters

Morrisville’s available space, talent pool and infrastructure make it the ideal location for  any business but certain industry clusters will find it to be a perfect fit.   In partnership with Wake County Economic Development, the Morrisville Chamber has identified the following sectors as target clusters.

Advanced Medical Technologies
Companies in this sector may be engaged in anything from healthcare related software development to medical device manufacturing.

Life Sciences and BiotechnologyBiotechnology and Life Sciences
Thanks to the Research Triangle, North Carolina has the third-largest concentration of biotech companies in the country.  Several corporations including FujiFilm Diosynth, Clinipace,   and PPD have chosen Morrisville as a location for their business.

Smart Grid
The Research Triangle has become a hub for businesses streamlining the delivery of power throughout the country.  Morrisville is close neighbors to many leaders in this industry including Sensus, Siemens and ABB.

Defense TechnologiesDefense Technologies
North Carolina not only supports its military but uses it to attract economic development.  Morrisville’s proximity to North Carolina’s major military installations makes it a desirable location for businesses seeking to do contract business with the military.


The Research Triangle has become a powerhouse for software development, with industry leaders like SAS (the largest privately-held software company in the US) and Red Hat. Companies in the Triangle are leading the way in developing mobile applications, healthcare IT, cloud computing and cyber security.